The Influence of Conservative Surgery on Growth and Occlusion

  • Samuel Berkowitz
  • Samuel Berkowitz
  • Samuel Berkowitz


This chapter shows skeletal and facial growth patterns inherent in the patient. The interaction of surgery with facial and palatal growth and the degree of palatal osteogenesis are all the factors that need to be considered in treatment planning.


Soft Palate Cleft Palate Hard Palate Mucoperiosteal Flap Deciduous Dentition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel Berkowitz
    • 1
  • Samuel Berkowitz
    • 2
  • Samuel Berkowitz
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of OrthodonticsCollege of Dentistry, University of IllinoisChicagoUSA
  2. 2.South Florida Cleft Palate ClinicUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  3. 3.Craniofacial Anomalies ProgramMiami Children’s HospitalMiamiUSA

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